WordPress

WordPress is a free content management system (CMS) written in PHP and paired with a MySQL or MariaDB database. Currently, WordPress is used by more than 60 million websites.

UPDATE: In January 2021 I started another blog wp✘SS that is dedicated to troubleshooting most common WordPress problems, for more WordPress articles about please head over to wpxss.com.

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Install WordPress 5.5 on 🐧 Linux Ubuntu 20.04

Today We’re gonna install PHP, MySQL and WordPress 5.5 on a new machine running Linux Ubuntu 20, and as a bonus, We’ll make a script to do it for us in the future. I’m running all the steps in this tutorial with root privileges, so...

🗡️WordPress DoS attack

WordPress DoS attack is possible by exploiting the vulnerability (CVE-2018-6389) in load-scripts.php and load-styles.php files.

Disable Gutenberg Editor ✏️ on WordPress

Back in 2020, I published the Better Editor WordPress plugin which has a feature to disable the Gutenberg Editor completely. So you can use that plugin’s feature to disable the now default Block (Gutenberg) Editor in WordPress or you can also...

WordPress Security from a 👨‍💻 Hackers perspective

A few months ago I was approached by blank from blank on Fiverr regarding “WordPress Development” job, but actually, it had nothing to do with Development, but rather just building PBN’s. For those of you that don’t know...

📍 Display User’s IP Address 🌍 in WordPress

Add the following code to your active theme’s functions.php file and then add this shortcode [show_ip] anywhere on your website where you want the IP to display. /** * IP shortcode*/ function get_the_user_ip() { if ( ! empty(...

Remove WordPress Version Number 🔢

To remove the WordPress version number simply add the following code in your functions.php file or custom plugin: /** * Remove WordPress version number*/ function custom_remove_version() { return ''; } add_filter('the_generator'...

Display total number of 💬 comments in WordPress

Add the following code to your active theme’s functions.php file and then add this shortcode [wpm_total_comments] anywhere on your website where you want the total number of comments to display. /** *Display total number of WordPress comments*/...

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Display post ID 🔢 in WordPress

To dispaly post ID’s in your WordPress admin dashboard add the following php code in your theme’s functions.php file: /** *post ID*/ add_filter('manage_posts_columns', 'posts_columns_id', 5); add_action('manage_posts_custom_column'...